_The New Yorker_ on Wednesday launched "Strongbox," an online system for
sources to send files and messages to the magazine's journalists with "a
reasonable amount of anonymity," as Senior Editor Amy Davidson put it.
A source can use Strongbox to send information anonymously in the following
way: First, they access the Tor network, which anonymizes users via a series
of relays encrypting traffic at each step. Strongbox users then upload their
files or messages and get a random code name. The files are encrypted and
transmitted to a Conde Nast server separate from the rest of the company's
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